APTC celebrates students’ achievements

Press Release – APTC Over 100 students graduated from the Australia-Pacific Technical College (APTC) with qualifications in 12 specialised technical and vocational programs during the graduation ceremony held at the Ekalesia Faapotopotoga Kerisiano Samoa (EFKS) Hall, in Apia …APTC celebrates students’ achievements Over 100 students graduated from the Australia-Pacific Technical College (APTC) with qualifications in 12 specialised technical and vocational programs during the graduation ceremony held at the Ekalesia Faapotopotoga Kerisiano Samoa (EFKS) Hall, in Apia on 24 March 2015. APTC is a development initiative funded by the Australian Government to deliver training and to increase the supply of skilled workers in targeted sectors in the Pacific region. APTC has campuses in Fiji, Samoa, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands. The event recognised the achievements of students who completed their studies in Allied Health Assistance/Health Services, Carpentry, Children’s Services, Commercial Cookery, Disability, Fabrication, Hospitality Lodge, Nutrition, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Construction, Tourism and Youth Work. Keynote speaker at the graduation was the Honourable Prime Minister of Samoa Tuilaepa Sailele Lupesoliai Malielegao. He said: “Of the 1846 students who have been trained and completed their education at the (APTC) College since 2007 in Samoa, 840 of these students are Samoan citizens not including today’s graduates. This is a huge milestone not only for Samoa but for our Pacific Islands men and women who are educated and have the opportunity...

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